Get Down

Get Down

Stories

Paperback - 2006
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Asali Solomon's characters are vivid misfits--a heathen at Jesus camp, a scheming prep-school student, a middle-aged mom pining for her salsa-dancing salad days, a scheming twentysomething virgin, a college stud in love with his weight-lifting partner, a lonely girl in love with a yellow dress. The kids in Get Down are trapped between their own good breeding and their burning desire to join the house party of sex, romance, and bad behavior that seems to be happening on some other block, down some other, more dangerous street. Get Down is, in the words of Edward P. Jones, "touching and sensitively observed . . . from the first word to the last."

Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780374531461
9780374299422
0374299420
Branch Call Number: Fic
Characteristics: 194 p. ; 22 cm.

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